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The EduSerc Convention Center

City of Laurel

Located in the northern side of Prince George's County, Maryland and midway between Washington, D.C., and Baltimore on the Patuxent River, Laurel is home to many established businesses, beautiful homes and an integrated community that intersects three counties: Prince George's, Howard and Anne Arundel.


There is current and projected economic growth in the City of Laurel.  With the addition of Route 200 (Inter-county Connector) leading from Gaithersburg to Laurel, the new Town Centre at Laurel and the Konterra Project bringing the largest outlet mall on the East Coast to Laurel, the economy is projected to boom and bring a substantial amount of new business to the area.  In addition to the mixed demographic of cultures, the opportunities are endless for a central, cost-effective center to host a number of community and corporate events. 

About Laurel, MD

Fairfield Inn Laurel

Fairfield Inn Laurel

Holiday Inn Express & Suites

Holiday Inn Express & Suites

Hampton Inn Laurel

Hampton Inn Laurel

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Laurel

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Laurel

Sleep Inn & Suites

Sleep Inn & Suites

 Hotel and Lodging

Laurel hosts a number of options for lodging near the historic downtown area and outskirts of the city.  Near the convention center location, there are three (3) locations for convenience noted below:



Click here for a list of hotels in the area.

Restaurants and Entertainment

The Laurel Town Centre is the newest addition to local area with a number of great restaurants and places to shop.  Below are some of the restaurants in the local area.


Near the convention center are the following establishments:

  • Regal Cinemas 12

  • Pasta Plus

  • Red Sky Steak & Fish House

  • Outback Steakhouse

  • BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse

  • TGI Friday's

  • Nando's Peri-Peri

  • Famous Daves

  • Red Lobster

  • Buffalo Wild Wings

  • Silver Diner

  • First Watch

  • Blaze Pizza


...and much more. Click here for a list of eating places.  Click here for the Town Center Laurel Website for a full list of other local businesses.

Hotel and Lodging
Restaurants and Dining
Outback Steakhouse

Outback Steakhouse

Regal Cinemas 12

Regal Cinemas 12

Laurel Town Centre

Laurel Town Centre

Red Lobster

Red Lobster

Home to the Central Maryland Chamber

Serving as a proud member of the local chamber, the Central Maryland Chamber (CMC) is the largest chamber in the local Maryland region.  The CMC is dedicated to providing networking, information and growth resources to all sizes and kinds of businesses, agencies, institutions and organizations. Their connections to business, industry, academia, government are unparalleled.


Our core area of focus is between Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD, consisting principally of Anne Arundel, Howard, Montgomery and Prince George´s counties, although members come from the entire Baltimore/Washington region -- wherever there´s an interest in doing business within our Corridor.


CMC is located at the heart of America´s fourth largest marketplace, in the epicenter of the world’s cyber complex. Forty-six percent of Maryland´s population resides in the four Corridor counties, with over forty-eight percent of Maryland´s jobs.




EduSerc is also a member of the Howard County Chamber of Commerce.  The Chamber of Commerce is a membership organization dedicated to helping businesses—from sole proprietors to large international firms—grow and succeed. With the power of 700 members that encompass more than 170,000 employees, the Chamber is an effective partner with elected officials and advocates for the interests of the business community. It provides its members with effective learning opportunities featuring informative state and national experts, and it creates an environment where business leaders connect, share ideas and form valuable relationships.

Home of the BWCC

A Project of Community Support


The mission of the EduSerc Convention Center (ECC) is to provide an advanced facility for industry traning and interactive learning for the whole community.


With the support of over 26 major companies and various local nonprofits, the ECC Project will be the new way to serve the community.  Your support is essential to ensuring the viability of many local efforts that serve youth in the Baltimore - Washington D.C. corridor and beyond.


Pledge Your Support

Join us by pledging your support to complete a facility that will serve as a new paradigm for community service.  Imagine a place where educators, youth, nonprofits and businesses can grow, learn and invest in their career and professional development initiatives.  Imagine a facility that breaks down barriers for finding a location to host training and educational activities.  Imagine a place where all proceeds benefit youth-based programs in the community.


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